Recent Accomplishments

The command giving thoughtful consideration to the evidence provided through our firm’s diligent representation on behalf of our client

August 31, 2022

We are pleased to call attention to a recent decision out of Fort Gordon concerning a young officer accused of sexual misconduct.  Our client, a student at the Signal Basic Officer Leadership Course, was to be given a General Officer (GO) Article 15 for abusive sexual contact as well as other inappropriate behavior.  In addition … Read more

Navy Criminal Appeals

Sailor’s Lawsuit Leads to Award of Military Retirement

April 19, 2022

We successfully represented a Sailor who was illegally separated from the Navy. Despite having more than 18 years of service, the Navy denied him reenlistment and discharged him without a separation proceeding. He had previously petitioned the Board for Correction of Naval Records (BCNR) without success. We filed a complaint in the Court of Federal … Read more

Article 15

Life sentence reversed on Appeal.

December 13, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that the Army Court reversed our client’s convictions for two specifications of premeditated murder.  Our client did not pull the trigger, but the law considers an aider and abettor to be as guilty as the person who actually perpetrated the crime.  Our client, a junior Soldier, got a phone call … Read more

Security Clearance Restored – August 2021

September 17, 2021

The firm of William E. Cassara successfully represented an Army Officer before the Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility resulting in having his clearance restored.  Among the allegations the Officer faced was that he had  mishandled protected information and had misused information technology systems by exceeding his authorized access on classified systems. Part of his … Read more

Marine’s Discharge Upgraded

September 15, 2021

We recently successfully petitioned the Board for Correction of Navy Records on behalf of an enlisted Marine to upgrade an Other than Honorable discharge to General, Under Honorable Conditions.  The Marine had undiagnosed PTSD that contributed to his marijuana use.  The BCNR agreed that the PTSD was a mitigating factor in the misconduct, and voted … Read more

William E. Cassara, Military Law Attorney

Army Court Reverses Conviction – ACCA Opinion U.S. v. Hannah

April 24, 2021

We are thrilled to report that the Army Court of Criminal Appeals set aside and dismissed our client’s convictions for two specifications of sexual assault.  We argued that the military judge improperly created the appearance of bias in favor of the government because of her inappropriate conduct toward our client’s trial defense counsel.  The military … Read more

William E. Cassara, Military Law Attorney

Navy Discharge Review Board Gives Navy NCO Great Result

January 11, 2021

The Navy Discharge Review Board recently amended our client’s DD-214 to allow him to reenlist and continue his 16 year career.

Successful Rebuttal to Promotion Review Board and Titling Action on Behalf of Army Client!

November 8, 2020

Our firm recently represented an Army officer who had been assigned to lead a Civil Affairs detachment in Ethiopia in 2009. He served admirably there, establishing relationships with local leaders and fostering cooperation with the local population that led to the collection of substantive intelligence in the area. At the end of the deployment, a … Read more


ABCMR Upgrades a Discharge from 1984!

October 5, 2020

We are thrilled to report that the Army Board for Corrections of Military Records (ABCMR) upgraded a former Army private’s Other Than Honorable Discharge from 1984!  Our client endured a lot of racism during his short enlistment in the Army.  One day, he borrowed a VCR from the breakroom, as it was customary to do … Read more

Great result for Army CW3 who received a GOMOR

June 5, 2020

We represented an Army CW3 who received a GOMOR for allegedly failing to show up for work during COVID 19 and achieved a great result for our client.